By H.O. Ylänen (Eds.)

Because of their biocompatibility and bioactivity, bioactive glasses are used as powerful implant fabrics during the human physique to interchange or fix broken tissue. therefore, they've been in non-stop use considering almost immediately after their invention within the past due Nineteen Sixties and are the topic of in depth learn worldwide.

Bioactive glasses offers readers with an in depth evaluate of the present prestige of this detailed fabric, its houses, applied sciences and functions. Chapters partially one care for the fabrics and mechanical homes of bioactive glass, analyzing themes corresponding to floor amendment and phone interplay. half is focussed at the functions of bioactive glasses, protecting their makes use of in wound therapeutic, maxillofacial surgical procedure and bone tissue engineering, between different topics.

With its unusual editor and specialist group of members, Bioactive glasses is a useful reference for researchers and scientists within the box of biomaterials, either in academia and in industry.

  • Provides an in depth overview of bioactive glasses, its homes, applied sciences and applications
  • An useful reference for researchers and scientists within the box of biomaterials, either in academia and in industry
  • Comprehensively covers fabrics and mechanical houses of bioactive glass and its functions, together with wound therapeutic, maxillofacial surgical procedure and bone tissue engineering

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